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There are 6 ways to get from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Ramnad 166Ac

$7 - $11

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Train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) Pdy-Maq Wkly Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Ramanathapuram (RMD) Ms-Rmm Superfast Exp

$7 - $29

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram 214.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram 214.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Madurai, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Madurai (IXM) PNY - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)

$42 - $202

Fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Tuticorin (TCR) PNY - TCR
  2. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Ramanathapuram

$83 - $294

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Ramnad. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Ramanathapuram (RMD) via Vridhachalam Junction (VRI). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Ramanathapuram is 305 km. The road distance is 343.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs ₹550 - ₹800.

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The bus from Pondicherry to Ramnad takes 6 h 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Puducherry to Ramanathapuram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Pondicherry station.

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Puducherry to Ramanathapuram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Pondicherry (PDY) station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs ₹550 - ₹800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹480 - ₹2,200 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Ramanathapuram, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. SETC also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram via Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) in around 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Pondicherry to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pondicherry to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Ramnad
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 413 2888999
Website
fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Ramanathapuram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Ramnad station.

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Puducherry to Ramanathapuram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ramanathapuram (RMD) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Ramanathapuram is 343 km. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Puducherry to Ramanathapuram.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Pondicherry Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Ramanathapuram. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pondicherry Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs ₹230 - ₹280.

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